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Oct 22, 2012 8:30am PDT
] madame clerk can you please call i. no. 2. i. no. 2 consideration of appointments to the balboa park station community advisory committee. >> thank you, we still do have further items so if could take your conversations outside of this hearing room. this is a continuation from our last rules committee meeting. unfortunately we had left off some of the applicants that had actually applied for the seats here. so a number of the applicants did already present at our last rules committee. we will not be asking to hear from you again. so i'm going to call your name in the order that is it listed in the agenda and calling first individuals that have not already spoken before rules committee. and so that first person is alexander mullaney. we did hear from daniel weaver. if you are here for another item if you don't mind taking the conversations outside so we can hear our presenter. if we can end all the conversation in the room. thank you. so the format is the same. as we had last week to briefly talk about your experience and your interest in serving cac. >> i'm daniel mullaney the [p-urb
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
consider appointing three members, terms to be determined, to the balboa park station community advisory committee. >> thank you. and i do believe we have several of the applicants here today. i did hear that we unfortunately did not list this item appropriately on our agenda so we will have to continue this item. but if you did apply and you are here today, i would like to welcome to have you speak and we won't ask you to come to our next rules committee meeting. so, any of the applicants here today? great. oh, william, so, you applied but you are actually not -- this is what i meant. i think if you're not -- maybe i can ask the deputy city attorney. we actually -- unfortunately the way it was agendized we were not able to list all of the applicant names and i know you applied, a clerical error. so, deputy city attorney, can we hear the applicant even though they are not agendized? >> deputy city attorney john givener again. you can hear him. you can't vote to recommend him to the full board. >> okay. so, i know it takes a lot of time to be here during the day, so, why don't we
Oct 29, 2012 7:30am PDT
representing that group before meetings involving balboa park. i would welcome the opportunity to utilize my experience as a member of the community advisory committee. >> thank you. next we have richard james hogan. and then after richard we have david mauroff. >> good afternoon board, how are you doing today? so i go to san francisco state university. i am treasurer of the pre-law society and i am vice president of students for economic justice. i use balboa park station aphid everyday. i believe that my familiarity with balboa park station has come with me going to and from there everyday and will provide invaluable experience that will be beneficial to this committee. and that is about it. >> great. thank you, mr. mauroff and a plied only for seat 3? >> i would like to amend that to seat 1, muni riders' interest. >> thank you. would you still like to be considered for seat 3 as well? >> yes, i would. >> seats 1 and 36789 thank you, mr. mauroff and we have william walker. >> i'm sorry, that is mr. hogan. sorry about that. >> seats 1 and 36789 >> hello. i live about six blocks from balb
Oct 23, 2012 11:00am PDT
validate the progress of the study. the study does also have a website, the cac will meet regularly now that it's fully constituted. there's progress on the bay view hunter's point study. we convened the second of six monthly meetings of the mobility study working group. during the month of october, during the october meeting, the working group prioritized the mobility gaps in that area and also potential solution categories, and next month, the study team will present a set of initial strategies and a business plan for that area. the third meeting the take place at 1601 lane street november 13th at 10:00 a.m.. we invite the public to attend that. we have an active call for projects on the, one bay area grant. the o-bag grant, $35 million of grants that will be spread over projects for the next four years and this includes bicycle and pedestrian improvements. local streets and roads. safety to school and transportation for communities type projects. the o-bag applications are due at our offices on october 26th. the end of this week essentially. we have developed
Oct 4, 2012 2:30pm PDT
reason why i would like to be a part of the balboa park station citizen's advisory committee is because i would like to represent the voice of the community, more specifically in the development that is occurring in the area. i would also like to assist in figuring out how to keep the community voice involved and accountability with the city agencies involved and impact to make deadlines and [speaker not understood] commitments. and then, so, also john avalos is a huge advocate for our community, but it's important to have the community involved. >> thank you, ms. garcia. >>> thank you very much. >> and next we will hear mr. walker. if you would like to speak today. and are there any other applicants that were not listed? okay. oh, i'm sawyer, i thought you were not here today. >>> i'm not alex. i'm henry [speaker not understood]. >> great. so, henry, we'll hear you right after william. >>> good afternoon, chair and supervisors. my name is william walker and thank you for hearing my application today at the rules committee. i'm the student trustee at city college of san francisc
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
transportation including balboa park, k line, the phelan loop area where the 49 terminates and the 8x. i also worked for five years at the los angeles county metropolitan transportation authority in the board office where metro r which is their third sales tax that provides transportation revenue for transit projects and they're looking to accelerate those projects currently with a new bond measure this upcoming year. i worked with a lot of the directors that compiled a lot of those different projects. and my first transportation job was actually as a high cooler at muni in the service planning department. so, i have a lot of transportation expertise. i work with student government on city college of san francisco and i also just have an immense desire to see a lot more transportation improvements in the balboa park corridor. i have a great relationship with john avalos, supervisor avalos and i continue to work with trustee issues. that is the bulk of where a lot of riders are. we need a light rail [speaker not understood]. the second highest transportation [inaudible] outside of down
Oct 7, 2012 12:00am PDT
just have an immense desire to see a lot more transportation improvements in the balboa park corridor. i have a great relationship with john avalos, supervisor avalos and i continue to work with trustee issues. that is the bulk of where a lot of riders are. we need a light rail [speaker not understood]. the second highest transportation [inaudible] outside of downtown. so, that's why i submit my application for seats 1, 2, 3 or 4. i think i'm eligible for all four of those. thank you. >> thank you, mr. walker. >>> good afternoon, supervisors. my name is henry kabane. he did submit an application already. before i tell you a little bit about myself, i just want to echo what supervisor elsbernd said about dan weaver. he is awe inspiring, a legendary neighborhood advocate and he would do wonders on this committee. a little bit about myself. i'm a practicing attorney in san francisco. i live in westwood park. i have a son who is now a sophomore at [speaker not understood] high school just adjacent to the balboa park station. i am also a member of the board of directors of the oce
Oct 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
video i'd like to show. today i took a tour of balboa park station which i use very frequently. balboa park station is a station that 10,000 people a day plus use to go to city college or get to downtown. it's our biggest transit hub outside of the downtown area of san francisco, in the whole bay area region. and it is completely inadequate. it looks like a hub that you would expect to find behind the eastern block -- an eastern block country back in the 1980s. it has not had any real substantial investment in years. i pushed a little bit to get some curb ramps which is the tip of the iceberg of what is actually needed. this is a video i'd like to show of what the conditions are and i hope, colleagues, you can actually take about 15 seconds to look at this. this is what people face every day and it's a very dangerous situation that we have. john, if you could. [video presentation] >> this is the boarding area of the j church and the [speaker not understood]. little pinpoint right here, a child is actually approaching a vehicle almost getting hit by the actual car. you see these poles o
Oct 3, 2012 8:00pm PDT
balboa high school. firstful allied like to begin with thank you for going to the process of creating the m-o-u. myself and my piers at the movement program have gone and educated -- been educated on the m-o-u. . i feel there are a few missing details such as the school resource officers being involved at the school community by helping put together programs on campus and/or being involved as a regular on the school campus. * i feel the youth know the officer more as a person it would create a bigger sense of security and it's the goal of mutual respect is to be met, i feel that the youth should see that the officer is putting in some initiative to really get to know the person and to make them feel protected instead of feeling being profiled or judged. the person i have gotten to know a few officers as people and i have a higher respect for them because i know them and i understand that they are people and they're only here to do their job. that's important for all youth to understand and to youth. another issue i have with the m-o-u is youth should be involved in the training of off
Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
understood] high school just adjacent to the balboa park station. i am also a member of the board of directors of the ocean avenue association, the cbd that mr. weaver is the executive director of. and i'm currently serving as treasurer of the ocean avenue association. i think it's fair to say that ocean avenue corridor has turned a corner. we've seen tremendous improvements in the area and i think now is precisely the time to focus on the balboa park station and all that that can offer to the entire community, city college, [speaker not understood], and all the residents in the area. i bring an open mind and a commitment to service and i would very much like to be a part of this committee. i do notice that i had applied for vacancies 6 and 9. i don't know if they've been filled already, but i also am a heavy and regular muni and bart user and if those are the available seats, i would be happy to move my application around as necessary. thank you. >> just to broaden it, i mean, as you say, you are the father of a student who goes to school so you could hit seat 4. but seat 8 as well,
Oct 9, 2012 12:30pm PDT
schools, on a personal note i attended balboa high school many years ago. and, you know, looking at the bars and the gates, i feel like the school is a prison. by bringing police officers to a school like balboa, we run the risk of making it feel even more like a prison. we have to remember our schools are not prisons. police should be in schools to allow kids to feel safe. this can only come from building great relationships with our youth and to do that we need to ensure there is ongoing proper training for police officers and educators and our resource to do all that is expected of them. so, the question are how will we measure the students are feeling safe, not threatened? it's not about the numbers of youth being arrested, but numbers of youth that feel safe and feel free to pursue learning. the number of youth that are referred to appropriate programs from after school job training to family services. so, how will youth, educators and parent community educators be involved in the process and evaluation? everyone needs to have a say in the process in order for it to work. if this i
Oct 16, 2012 11:30am PDT
ness and greenwich, columbus and union, castro and 18th, castro and 24th, balboa bar and market between 8th and 5th. these were selected carefully to represent types of streets, types of neighborhoods and places where we've received complaints and also places after we had done our mapping of routes and stops we might have expected conflicts and xlaipblts but we vice president so we could get a sense of what is happening. >> so, jesse, let me stop you there, i'm going to have to take issue with these sites, none of which are in district 10. none. i certainly get the complaints. what i shi about showplace square, the design center, there's mission bay ucsf and their busses, there's the rebuild happening over at general hospital, they've got their little shuttle busses running around here and that's just the potrero hill design center. that excludes what happens on game days when i think about bay vau and the busses riding along third street getting on (inaudible) and gooing down to the south bay. i'm really really disappointed with the sites that were selected. once again, i feel
Oct 19, 2012 5:00am PDT
. this saturday september 29 from noon to 5, please join us at the city's knew skaip park at balboa park, it will feature skate exhibitions, live bands, the new skate park is part of our partnership for the trust for public land which has renovated their land in balboa park. also on september 29, a very busy day is national public lands day, so get your kicks out at our national lands day event and community kick ball tournament on saturday the 29th from noon to 2 p.m. it's at young blood coleman playground, the mayor's office and neighborhood services and other community organization, then please join me in our community kick ball tournament that weekend, and just a reminder that as we head into fall, scare groves are just around the corner, our annual scare grove is coming up featuring carnal rides, haunted houses, food for sale, presale tickets will be available on monday october 15th, it can be boukt at the mcklairn lodge up until the day of the event and we encourage everybody to log on the website for more information i believe the commissioner was out there, it allows more pe
Oct 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
in the summer of 2013. similarly, we have a balboa park station area circulation study that's looking at the conflict between the on and off of ramps in that area and pedestrian activity related to the balboa park muni and bart station. and we are looking to conduct outreach with the support of the commissioner's office in the winter of 2012-13 and we'll enter into detailed evaluation phase to have results in the summer of 2013. there's more information available on this online at our website, the market street project is coming up with some interesting events. we call them pop-up events. the first one of them is happening this friday at the food lab [speaker not understood] at the hotel on market street at seventh, friday from 2:00 p.m. -- from noon until 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. until 9:00. this is an opportunity for people who use market street, the corridor on a regular basis to be engaged and get a sense of what some of the concepts are being considered for the street in advance of the next phase of our analysis. that also is available -- information is avai
Oct 27, 2012 12:30pm PDT
richmond. on geeshy, balboa and these bring down the entire neighborhood because we need jobs we need small businesses, ná we need thriving commercial corridors, to serve the neighbors, to serve people who come touh visit thez richmond. empty storefronts attract homeluh graffiti, it attracts
Oct 23, 2012 2:00pm PDT
to protect the small independent theaters. i have been working hard to support the balboa theater and the foundation has stepped in really to help our neighborhood show strong support for it, but also at the four star theater and chinese american movie series. it's one of the only one that still continues to show chinese movies in our city and i am helping in the process to renovate the aland der theater to make sure that we restore but also maintain a small neighborhood 38 existing there. also across the city communities are stepping up to support theaters like the roxy in the inner mission and the red victorian in the haight ash bury as well and i hope the area is supportive of other efforts too and i look forward to working with the theater foundation and how the city can support more of the neighborhood 38s. they serve as an anchor to the communities and drive economic opportunities in the neighborhood and i look forward to working with you and supporting them. and in light of the big earthquake we're anticipating in the next 30 years and also to support homeowners and public
Oct 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. and of course you can find more information -- >> the renovation of balboa park, the oldest in the city of san francisco, and now it is the newest part in the city of san francisco. through our partnership, and because of public investment from the two thousand eight fund, we are celebrating a renewal and an awakening of this park. we have it safer, happier, more joyous. >> 3, 2, 1, [laughter] =--[applause] >> it is a great resource for families, to have fun in the city, recreation. >> this is an amazing park. we have not revitalized it without public and private investment. the critical piece of the process of this renovation was that it was all about the community. we reached out to everyone in this community. we love this park dearly and they all had thoughts and ideas and they wanted to bring their own creativity and their personality to bear on the design. what you see is what the community wanted. these ideas all came from the
Oct 3, 2012 4:30pm PDT
funding. balboa park station is a place that needs enormous investment just to make it functional. and it's really not, although people use it every day, thousands of people. i'm looking at the map on page 4. it has the areas of expected growth and new housing units. 1800 planned around balboa park. i would expect that's not just in that little box area that's there, but surrounding area. in the past 10 years in district 11 we have had 6,000 new residents come in. so, there's growth that's happening. that isn't measured here in what we're projecting for the next, you know, 20 years. that i think is really something we have to take in consideration as we're planning. now, these numbers come from the regional level. we have to look at the reality of the local level as well. what does that mean in terms of our transportation plan? we have to make sure our transportation plan is actually put in place, the need to really up lift neighborhoods that don't have the infrastructure that we need. when you have fewer choices and you have to get somewhere and you have a car, you're going to ge
Oct 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
was actually at philip burton the same year we did the program at balboa. in fact, some of those students also participated in our program as well. i know we've heard a lot about the issues that are plaguing our community. i just wanted to talk a little about some of the solutions as we move forward. one of the main things is really exposure, exposure, exposure. students really want to know how does my learning today relate to my future success. you heard a lot from our community in terms of school to career opportunities, development projects and dollars that are coming into communities because of that. there needs to be a possible option, a viable option where our students understand that the things around them will also provide them opportunities for goals. and, so, thank you for your time. i have more comments, but i felt i had to respond to supervisor cohen's statements earlier. so, thank you. >> thank you, sir. next speaker, please. >>> good evening, ladies and gentlemen. my name is ace washington better known as ace on the case. but i'm here to just really extend my apprec
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm PDT
read it as she wrote it. my name is [speaker not understood] and i am a senior at balboa high school and i am a leader with ymac and coleman advocate. my experience being a black student at sfusd has been a roller coaster ride. one year i had really good teachers who wanted me to succeed and who cared about my education. but the next year i had teachers who didn't believe i could make it. it's not fair because every student deserves a quality education no matter what their background is. i feel like other black students have had worse experiences than me. i have a parent who works for sfusd and people at school like my teachers know who my mother is and it makes a difference in the experience that i had. when you have someone constantly telling you that you can't do something and can't succeed it gets in your head and you start to believe it. like internalized depression, you start to believe that you're stupid and you can't be successful. i do not necessarily think that sfusd has set me up for success. i had teachers who didn't believe in me in past grades that followed me that didn
Oct 17, 2012 12:00am PDT
muni sign at third and market, balboa park station and 19th and hallway. id point out on the bart plus agreement i don't believe you've gotten a memo on this yet. there is some proposal at staff level to discontinue that instrument. i believe that's a decision of this board to make. and that there's been a hearing on that, and you should get a more full report and we should discuss that at the next meeting. i'd also ask you to consider and the public to consider the level of rhetoric on -- issues like taxis. it's a very complicated policy matter but we should not try to make it as personal as much as possible. >> chairman nolan: that will conclude the public comment period. >> it does appear that somebody else -- >> chairman nolan: come ahead please. >> my name is paul fernÁndez. i've been a cab driver for 28 years. i'm number 505 on the medallion list. apparently i'm going to get screwed out of that medallion. i was also on the s medallion list. i was no. 50 on the list. 50 were given out. and i got screwed out of that medallion too. i don't know how. you know, i've been working
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
trafficuzpuç lights instan the major business corridors, ⌝i clement street, balboa, and california. now, for cleanliness inr7 neighborhoods, there's a couple of things we need to do. first, i want to go backqn to str the neighborhood. we have tried street cleaning only once 4dlped the cleanliness of the it has consistently worse. going back to two times a week street cleaning will improve the situation. twice a week street cleaning i also want to have targeted like geary boulevard and the adn]+c corridors. items left out on the sidewalk. i want to makeÑ$+ ñ/f sure thats the city's responsible to get items that have been left out on the sidewalk off the sidewalk within 24 in addition ¿Ñ items left on the sidewalk, graffiti that appears on city property, i want this off city property within 24 hours so that it doesn't proliferate around the neighborhood. in addition to5.2 these two thi, have a plan in place in which we replace all of our roads and sidewalks every 10 years. the first job of government is t neighborhood is both safe and clean. these two priorities have not beenh4 met. a
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